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Augustana Foreign Missionary Society records

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Identifier: MSS 247
Abstract The Augustana Foreign Missionary Society was founded by students at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois in 1886. Members of the Augustana Synod had been searching for a way to involve the church in missionary work, and the founding students enthusiastically took on the task. In 1895, the Society was given a state charter of incorporation. The Augustana Foreign Missionary Society records contains a state charter of incorporation, minutes, treasurer's records, membership records, annual...
Dates: 1886-1961

Augustana Health Services records

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Identifier: MSS 180
Abstract Augustana Health Services was an organization on the college campus dedicated to providing students with healthcare. AHS existed from at least 1936 until 1991, and included the services of three part-time physicians, registered nurses, and a 14-bed infirmary. They also offered student health insurance plans. This collection consists of correspondence and announcements.
Dates: circa 1986-1990

Augustana Historical Society records

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Identifier: MSS 203
Abstract The Augustana Historical Society was founded in 1930 with the goal of preserving documents and artifacts related to Scandinavian and Lutheran history. By 1996, the group had revised its mission as being to: "locate, gather, preserve, and publish literary materials bearing on the history of Augustana College, on the relationships of the college to the Lutheran Church, on the history of Swedish immigration to the United States, and on cultural connections between the United States and Sweden."...
Dates: 1918-2016 and undated

Augustana Mechanical Engineering Fund Society records

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Identifier: MSS 253
Abstract The Augustana Mechanical Engineering Fund Society was formed in 1902 with the purpose of creating a fund for the endowment of a chair in Mechanical Engineering at Augustana College. This collection contains some financial statements from 1906-1911 and the group’s meeting minutes dating between 1902 and 1911. Also included in this collection is a copy of the society’s constitution and two letters, one dated 1907 about speaking on behalf of Lincoln’s birthday, and the other undated letter about...
Dates: circa 1903-1911

Augustana Political Club records

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Identifier: MSS 257
Abstract The Augustana Political Club, active from 1911 to 1913, began with the support of 20 students who hoped to increase awareness of politics on campus. The Political Club records, 1911-1912, contains the club's foundational documents, including a proposal letter, 6 November 1911, and the club's January 1912 constitution.
Dates: 1911-1912

Augustana Research Foundation records

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Identifier: MSS 209
Abstract The Augustana Research Foundation records contains papers concerning the Research Foundation’s Board of Directors. The Augustana College Research Foundation was a non-profit organization begun to conduct scientific and mathematical research on the campus. The collection includes the organization’s constitution, minutes, annual reports, correspondence, a brief history, newsletters, and news clippings.
Dates: circa 1947-2000s

Augustana College Science Club records

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Identifier: MSS 256
Abstract The Augustana College Science Club was a student organization founded 7 May 1909, according to the 1910 Rockety-I yearbook, "for the purpose of promoting the study of the natural sciences." The Augustana College Science Club records, 1922-1924 and undated, consists primarily of correspondence concerning the purchase and payment of the Science Bulletin for club members, financial records, and a few scientific articles.
Dates: 1922-1924 and undated

Augustana Symphony Orchestra records

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Identifier: MSS 236
Abstract The Augustana Symphony Orchestra, also known as the Augustana College Orchestra in its earlier years, is a student-based musical organization that features select soloists from the college. It has been an active organization in the college, even from its early years. The Augustana Symphony Orchestra records, 1912-1991 and undated, contains programs, clippings, financial records, and posters.
Dates: 1912-1991 and undated

Augustana Women records

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Identifier: MSS 24
Abstract On 16 October 1946, the wives of Augustana College faculty members, women faculty members, and women in the administration organized the social group first known as the Augustana Dames. The women agreed to meet five times per year and pay annual dues of one dollar. A constitution was adopted in 1964. The group changed its name to the Augustana Women in 1984. The Augustana Women records, 1946-1996 and undated, contains the official records of the group. The collection is organized into five...
Dates: 1946-1996 and undated

Backman Family papers

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Identifier: MSS 108
Abstract The Backman family was active in Galesburg, Ill., in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The head of the family was Carl August Backman, who immigrated to the United States in 1868 and began to study at Augustana College in 1875. Backman received a BA in 1881 and graduated from Augustana Theological Seminary in 1883. After two years as a pastor in Ishpeming, Michigan, he accepted a position at the Swedish Lutheran congregation in Galesburg, Illinois, in the summer of 1885. The Backman...
Dates: 1876-1953 and undated

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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 63
College students -- Societies, etc. 58
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 51
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 42
Swedish Americans 28
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Women college students -- Illinois 27
College students -- Social life and customs 25
Women -- Societies and clubs 25
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae 24
Sweden -- Emigration and immigration 21
College students -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 20
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 19
Greek letter societies 19
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Societies, etc. 15
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Administration 14
Music in universities and colleges -- Illinois -- Rock Island 14
Music -- Instruction and study 13
Scrapbooks 11
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- History 10
College students -- Recreation 10
Families -- Illinois -- Rock Island County 10
Swedish American Lutherans 10
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 10
Choral societies -- Illinois -- Rock Island 9
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Religion 9
Moline (Ill.) -- History 8
Rock Island (Ill.) -- History 8
Student notes 8
Education, Higher -- Religious aspects 7
Geology -- Study and teaching 7
Rock Island County (Ill.) -- History 7
Universities and colleges -- Illinois 7
World War, 1914-1918 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
Athletics 6
College sports -- Illinois -- Rock Island 6
Fund raising -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 6
German Americans -- History 6
Music -- Societies, etc. 6
Quad Cities (Ill. and Iowa) 6
Science -- Study and teaching 6
Women -- Diaries 6
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae 5
Campus planning -- Illinois 5
Diaries -- Women authors 5
Educational fund raising 5
Europe -- Description and travel 5
Germany -- Emigration and immigration 5
Hiking 5
Research notes 5
Rock Island (Ill.) -- Genealogy 5
Sheet music 5
Sweden -- Kings and rulers 5
Swedish language -- Study and teaching 5
Universities and colleges -- History 5
Academic librarians -- Illinois 4
Art -- Study and teaching 4
College campuses -- Illinois 4
College students -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century 4
College students, Black 4
Debates and debating 4
Feminism -- United States 4
Fox Indians 4
Historic sites -- Illinois -- Rock Island 4
Oral history 4
Racism 4
Rock Island (Ill.) 4
Rock Island County (Ill.) -- Genealogy 4
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa 4
Sauk Indians 4
African American student movements -- Illinois 3
Antisemitism 3
Art -- Exhibitions 3
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Anniversaries, etc. 3
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Basketball 3
Autograph albums 3
Baseball 3
Black Hawk War, 1832 3
Church history -- Historiography 3
Church work with students 3
College musicals 3
College sports for women -- Illinois -- Rock Island 3
College student orientation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 3
Colorado -- Description and travel 3
Davenport (Iowa) -- History 3
Dry-goods -- Accounting 3
Farm life 3
Funeral sermons -- Illinois 3
Galesburg (Ill.) -- History 3
Geology -- United States -- Societies, etc. 3
Indians of North America 3
Intramural sports -- Illinois -- Rock Island 3
Inventors -- United States 3
Kings and rulers -- Sweden 3
Leisure -- United States 3
Literature -- Societies, etc. 3
Literature -- Study and teaching 3
Love-letters 3
Lutheran church buildings 3
Men -- Societies and clubs 3
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Language
English 331
Multiple languages 72
French 1
 
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Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) 15
Andreen, Gustav Albert, 1864-1940 8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 8
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Choir 7
Fryxell, Fritiof, 1900-1986 7
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Black Hawk Hiking Club 6
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Black Student Union 5
Bergendoff, Conrad John Immanuel (1895-1997) 5
Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America 5
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1869-1955 5
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Alumni Association 4
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Thomas Tredway Library 4
Boaden, Ann 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
Paulson, Ross Evans 4
Veld, Henry 4
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Band 3
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of History 3
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Women's Athletic Association 3
Augustana Historical Society 3
Bahls, Steven C. 3
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838 3
Brodahl, Betsey 3
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1866-1880) 3
Davenport, George, 1783-1845 3
Denkmann, Anna Catherine Bloedel 3
Denkmann, Frederick Carl August 3
Esbjörn family 3
Esbjörn, L.P. (Lars Paul), 1808-1870 3
Farnham, Russell, 1784-1823 3
Fryxell, Roald, 1934-1974 3
Handel Oratorio Society 3
Hasselquist, T.N. (Tufve Nilsson), 1816-1891 3
National Organization for Women. Quad Cities Chapter 3
Olsson, Olof, 1841-1900 3
Page, Fay Hauberg 3
Peterson, Melbert 3
Sigma Kappa Tau (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 3
Tredway, John Thomas, 1935- 3
Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 2
Allied Powers (1919-) 2
Alpha Phi Omega. Lambda Rho Chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Alpha Psi Omega. Alpha Omega chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Anderson, Netta C. Bartholomew, 1873-1960 2
Anderson, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1930-2009 2
Augustana Book Concern (Rock Island, Ill. : 1903-1962) 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Augustana Writers' Club 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Art 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Theatre 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Women's and Gender Studies 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Latinx Unidos 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Office of Advancement 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Roosevelt Outing Club 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Student Government Association 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Augustana Male Quartet 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Business College 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Conservatory of Music 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Runic Honor Society 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Wennerberg Chorus 2
Bartholomew family 2
Bartholomew, E.F. (Edward Fry), 1846-1946 2
Beta Omega Sigma (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Cervin & Horn Architects (Firm) 2
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin 2
Denkmann family 2
Esbjörn, Constantin Magnus, 1858-1911 2
Forsyth, Thomas, 1771-1833 2
Foss, C.W. (Claude William), 1855-1935 2
Glynn, Herbert L. 2
Hasselquist, Eva Helena Cervin 2
Hasselquist, Hanna 2
Hauberg family 2
Hauberg, Anna Margaret Frels 2
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1916-2002 2
Hauberg, Marx D., b. 1837 2
Hauberg, Susanne Christine Denkmann, 1872-1942 2
Jackson, Tom 2
Jones, L.E. 2
Kappa Epsilon Nu (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Keokuk, Sauk chief, 1780?-1848 2
Kilbourn, Edward 2
Nystul, Ingeborg, 1880-1972 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Zeta of Illinois Chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Phi Omega Phi (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Phi Rho (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Pi Upsilon Gamma (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Quad City Symphony 2
Rho Nu Delta (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Sigma Pi Delta (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Sorensen, C.W. (Clarence Woodrow), 1907-1982 2
Stahl, Dick 2
Stahl, Helen 2
Sweeney, Catherine Denkmann Hauberg, 1914-1995 2
Udden, Johan August, 1859-1932 2
United States Food Administration 2
United States. Naval Reserve 2
United States. War Production Board 2
United Sunday School Boys Band 2
WVIK (Radio station : Rock Island, Ill.) 2
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